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Sep 26, 2010 8:00am PDT
are using hormones. that probably has some of it to do with it. i think there is lots of factors we may not know, but fewer women are getting breast cancer. more women are living wilt breast cancer and there is a big push to have people survivorship be better so a focus on quality of life. >> we have some nas nateing trials going on at ucsf that are focusing in on end vend liesing therapy so rather than treating all cancers the same, they are taking out the cancer cells and putting them in a lab and looking at how the tumors respond to certain drugs and then taking that information and putting them into clinical trials. much more individuallized therapy not all cancer is the same. we're putting on cold caps for hair loss. it affects the quality of life for breast cancer. there are exciting data that say it may decrease hair loss with chemotherapy. >> a lot goes back to prevention in the first place. >> sure. >> there are things you can and cannot do. how much of this is genetic? >> 90% just happen. 10% are something that runs in the family and only about 3 to 5% are hereditary and due t
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